Baron Latham

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Barony of Latham
Creation date16 January 1942
MonarchGeorge VI
PeeragePeerage of the United Kingdom
First holderCharles Latham
Present holderDominic Latham, 2nd Baron Latham
Heir presumptiveAnthony Latham
Remainder toHeirs male of the first baron's body lawfully begotten
MottoBene est tentare ("It is good to try")

Baron Latham, of Hendon in the County of Middlesex,[1] is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created in 1942 for the Labour politician Charles Latham. He was Leader of the London County Council from 1940 to 1947. As of 2017, the title is held by his grandson, the second Baron, who succeeded in 1970. He is the elder twin son of the Hon. Francis Charles Allman Latham (d. 1959). Lord Latham lives in Australia.[2]

Barons Latham (1942)[edit]

The heir presumptive is the present holder's twin brother Anthony Latham (b. 1954).[2]


  1. ^ "No. 35426". The London Gazette. 20 January 1942. p. 345.
  2. ^ a b Mosley, Charles, ed. (2003). Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knighthood (107 ed.). Burke's Peerage & Gentry. pp. 2243–2244. ISBN 0-9711966-2-1.